Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize
in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1901
Number: 33-6
The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Motivation: The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences.
Hans Jakob Horst
Rector. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).
Kristiania (Oslo)
Evaluator 1:  
Christian Lous Lange
Comment: Most of the IPU's nominators nominated either the Inter-Parliamentary Union or the Inter-Parliamentary Bureau or both. Christian Lous Lange, secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, rearded the Union and the Bureau as one candidate; the Bureau was the executive body of the Union. The nominators wished to to reward the IPU and its Bureau with a Nobel Peace Prize for its accomplishments so far and to provide the IPU with means to develop the organization and to guarantee the continued existence of the IPU.
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